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  • Online vehicle sales scam making way around Pelican area, reports police chief

    | Published on February 7, 2017 at 4:49pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Yet another scam alert has been announced by Pelican Rapids Police Chief Jeff Stadum. The latest scam involves vehicle sales on sites similar to eBay or Craig’s List, where the seller asks to have money sent by credit card or cashier check, according to Stadum. At least two people in Pelican apparently lost money in these vehicle… Read More

  • City proposal to settle 2-year sewer project delay offered

    | Published on February 7, 2017 at 4:32pm CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    Construction firm has until Feb. 28 to accept $650,000 offer; or face delay penalties of more than $800,000 By Louis Hoglund Delay penalties are past the two year stage, and have accrued up to nearly $800,000; and the city of Pelican Rapids has a proposition for the contractor in an effort to put the matter… Read More

  • Surplus furnishings to be given out by city on first come, first served basis

    | Published on February 7, 2017 at 4:29pm CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    By Louis Hoglund Free furniture will be offered by the city of Pelican Rapids, on a first-come, first served basis. The array of nearly 30 tables, and at least 100 chairs are mis-matched. The city accepted the furniture several years ago from the Pelican Rapids school district–under the possible scenario that the fixtures could be used… Read More

  • Residency locations for sex offenders is focus of new Pelican city ordinance

    | Published on February 7, 2017 at 4:27pm CST Louis Hoglund| Author: Louis Hoglund

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    By Louis Hoglund Restricting where sex offenders can live in Pelican Rapids is the thrust of an ordinance that received final approval last week. The Pelican Rapids City Council approved final language for the “Predatory Offenders Residency Restrictions” law.  The complete text of the ordinance is published in the public notice section in this week’s Pelican… Read More

  • Girl Scouts lead the way with Pledge of Allegiance at Pelican Rapids City Hall

    | Published on February 7, 2017 at 3:45pm CST Pelican Rapids Press| Author: Pelican Rapids Press

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    Leading the city in the Pledge of Allegiance at the Jan. 31 Pelican Rapids City Council meeting were Pelican Girl Scouts Clair and Ella Schleske. Area Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts have been leading the Pledge at the city council meetings for two years, in what has become an ongoing tradition at Pelican Rapids City Hall.

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